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Reference Resources

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy for medical professionals

Health and Wellness [Gale]  Designed for researchers at all levels

U.S. Health & Human Services

MedlinePlus: Health Topics National Library of Medicine
Covers symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 900 diseases, illnesses, health conditions & wellness issues.
MedlinePlus health topics are regularly reviewed, and links are updated daily.
for instance: Zika Virus

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
   • Diseases & Conditions
   • Other categories on their homepage include Data & Statistics, Global Health;
     and Life Stages & Populations

Health Information National Institutes of Health
   Connects to information from their 27 institutes and centers.
   • Use the Search NIH Health Topics search box to search for a specific disease or condition.

United Nations

World Health Organization
Includes disease outbreak news and data & statistics.
   • Publications such as World Health Report, Weekly Epidemiologic Record.